Summer Camps

CCJ Summer Camp

Are you a high school student age 15-17 interested in criminal justice? Would you like to gain hands-on experience in criminal justice? Would you like to meet law enforcement agents, professors, and other students that share your interest? Would you like to tour the prison, crime lab, or morgue? Would you like to investigate a mock crime scene?

If you have dreams of a career in criminal justice, come get a glimpse of the real deal. Visit with law enforcement agents, professors, and criminal justice students, as well as go on tours of a prison, crime lab, and morgue. Participate in activities that give you hands-on experience, such as investigating a mock crime scene, being arrested, arresting someone else, and the like.

Past camps have had speakers from the DEA, U.S. Marshals, FBI, Houston Fire Investigation, U.S. Military Police, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Harris County Medical Examiner's office, Huntsville Police, and Sam Houston State University. Past camp activities have included introductions to forensic technology, martial arts, law, and team-building exercises. For a better idea of the activities last years campers were engaged in, check out a sample itinerary*.

One past camper when asked what his/her favorite activity was answered: The "crime lab. I liked to see all the evidence and see equipment used to find evidence."

Come experience four straight days in the field of criminal justice! Can't wait to see you!!!


CJ Summer Camp 2015 Dates:

  • Session I: June 21 - 25
  • Session II: June 28 - July 2
  • Session III: July 12 - 16
  • Session IV: July 19 - 23

Summer Camp Forms

Half Scholarships will be Available


Please Note:

  • The cost of this year's camp is $650. This includes living accommodations, all meals and activities.
  • We will offer pick-up and drop-off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport for an additional $100 round-trip fee.
  • Participants must be 15-17 years of age at the time of the designated camp session.
  • All applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2015
  • Applicants will be notified bymail no later than April 24, 2015 if they have been selected.
  • Complete camp payment must be received no later than May 22, 2015.
  • No refund will be given if cancelation is within two weeks of designated camp session.

For any questions regarding information about the camp contact:

Fabia Mendez
prints Summer Camp Coordinator

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